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Trojans’ Robben, Dogs’ Westerfeld, Pirates’ Comer in All-Star Classic

East Central’s Alyssa Robben, Batesville’s Hattie Westerfeld and Greensburg’s Drew Comer are among an elite group of Indiana’s senior basketball players who will convene at John R. Wooden Gymnasium at Martinsville High School on Saturday, April 6, 2019 to prepare for the 31st annual North/South Indiana All-Star Classic. This release was provided by Hoosier Basketball Magazine.

This girls’ and boys’ doubleheader will be played on Saturday, April 6th at 1 p.m. (girls) and 3 p.m. (boys). The North/South Indiana All-Star Classic presented by McDonalds of Indiana is sponsored in part by Martinsville High School and Pacesetter Sports in Terre Haute.

Twenty-four girls will compete in the first half of this doubleheader, including nine players who have been named to the 2019 Indiana All-Star team highlighted by Indiana recruits Jorie Allen, Bedford North Lawrence and Shaila Beeler, Warren Central along with Ohio State bound Rikki Harris, North Central (Marion) and Ball State signee Sydney Freeman, Central Noble. Another notable is Grace Waggoner, who was a member of the 2019 IHSAA Class A State Runner-up Vincennes Rivet team. The four girls coaches are Jeff Allen (Bedford North Lawrence) Andy Heim (Bellmont), Jessi Johnson (Martinsville) and Andy Maguire (Zionsville).

Five more Indiana All-Stars along with the state’s top two scorers and three IN-STATE Division I recruits spotlight the girls roster. Rounding out the 2019 Indiana All-Stars are Carissa Garcia (Fort Wayne Concordia), Maddie Nolan (Zionsville), Hannah Noveroske (Michigan City), Cameron Tabor (New Castle) and Honorary Player Lilly Hatton (North Harrison) who is injured and can not participate. Madison Jones, Western Boone led the state in scoring with a 28.3 ppg scoring average followed by Makinzi Meurer, North Knox who was second at 24.9. Three standouts who will continue their basketball careers at Indiana D1 schools are Evansville bound Jossie Hudson, Evansville Mater Dei plus Indiana State signees— Alyssa Robben, East Central and Hattie Westerfeld, Batesville.

The boys’ game features 11 players that were pictured on the front cover of the 2018-19 issue of Hoosier Basketball Magazine including Indiana signees Trayce Jackson-Davis (Center Grove) and Armaan Franklin (Indianapolis Cathedral) along with three Purdue recruits— Brandon Newman (Valparaiso), Isaiah Thompson (Zionsville) and Mason Gillis (New Castle) who is an Honorary Player due to injury. Four 2019 IHSAA state finalists also headline the roster— Jalen Windham of AAAA Runner-up Ben Davis, Zane Gross of AAA State Champion Silver Creek, Ethan Brittain-Watts of AAA Runner-up Culver Academies and Gabe Gladish of Class A Runner-up Barr-Reeve. Coaching the boys teams are Bobby Carter (Mooresville), Barak Coolman (Valparaiso), Brandon Hoffman (Silver Creek) and Kip Staggs (Martinsville).

The six other boys who will be part of the 2019 North/South Classic and also graced the cover of Hoosier Basketball Magazine include two Indiana State recruits— Cobie Barnes, Floyd Central and Jared Hankins, Lawrence North— along with Cameron Alford, Brownsburg (Alabama A&M), Brittain-Watts, Culver Academies (Boston), Aaron Etherington, Hamilton Southeastern (Toledo) and Alex Hemenway, Castle (Clemson). The boys roster spots two of the top three scores in the state— Hemenway (28.4 ppg) and Wyatt Felling, Triton Central (26.4). Two more notables are Lucas Kroft, Richmond who is signed to play at Ball State University and Josh Bryan who led Delta to an undefeated regular season.

The 2019 Classic Game Director is Athletic Director Kip Staggs of Martinsville. Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased from Martinsville High School by calling (765) 342-5571 ext. 4026. Attached are rosters.

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